The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.15.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Rebels Launch Ukraine Offensive After Bus Shelling Massive rocket fire from rebel positions continues Ukraine seeks “terrorist organization” status for rebel groups NATO urges Russia to stop supporting rebels US offers $2 billion in financial support to Ukraine Pope Leaves Sri Lanka After Preaching Reconciliation Also becomes only the […]

LIVE AT FIVESEVEN: 01.14.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS “Survivors’ Issue” Of Charlie Hebdo Sells Out In Minutes Amid Backlash from Muslim Leaders Pope Francis, Chancellor Merkel also mocked in this week’s issue First print run of 3 million already sold out in France Turkish daily prints Charlie Hebdo articles and cartoons As Charlie Hebdo sells out, antisemitic […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.13.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS White House Admits Not Sending Someone To Paris Rally Was A Mistake Earnest refused to give details about discussions regarding the decision Optics politics: Why Obama skipped the Paris rally “Ambassadonor” Jane Hartley shows Obama’s solidarity Doubling down: Charlie Hebdo’s next cover is another Mohammed cartoon Nigerian Government Reduces […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.09.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Manhunt Continues For Charlie Hebdo Attackers Amid Fears Of Another Strike SWAT teams backed by helicopters track fleeing jihadis France even more fractured after Charlie Hebdo attack One attacker trained with Al Qaeda in Yemen Oklahoma, SoCal Muslims condemn attack Pings Detected In Search For AirAsia Plane’s Black Boxes […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.08.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS AFP: Hamid Murad Turns Himself In Turned himself in after seeing name mentioned in social media Kouachi brothers known to French intel services Major manhunt underway for remaining two suspects Chancellor Merkel: Greece Should Stay In Eurozone Also wants UK to stay in Di Blasio Claims He Hasn’t Toked […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.07.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS House Re-elects Boehner As Speaker Despite Conservative Opposition 216 GOP for, 25 against or present As GOP takes charge, a swift veto threat from Obama BBC: Five things to watch in the new Congress Two Dead Including Shooter at Fort Bliss VA Clinic Doctor killed by patient Three Arrested […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 12.30.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Indonesia Expands Search For Missing AirAsia Jet Navy sends guided missile destroyer USS Sampson to assist AirAsia’s brash CEO in spotlight after plane disappears Missing plane didn’t have latest tracking technology Is Ebola Here To Stay? Ebola case confirmed in Glasgow Why veterans of past Ebola crises underestimated this […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 12.29.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS NATO Ends Afghanistan Mission With Quiet Flag-Lowering Ceremony ISAF flag cased, Operation Resolute Support to begin January 1 NATO’s combat role ends but assistance pledged to Afghan forces Indonesian Official Says Missing Plane Likely At Bottom Of The Sea Countries from all over Asia sending ships and aircraft to […]

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